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Alameda: Apartment fire displaces 5 people

05/26/2015 11:26 PM PDT
Five people were displaced after an apartment fire Tuesday night, Alameda fire officials said. No one was injured.  
A's lose 1-0 to Tigers
05/26/2015 11:50 PM PDT - A's waste Jesse Chavez's stellar start in 1-0 loss to Detroit Tigers 

Acting Martinez police chief resigns
05/26/2015 09:44 PM PDT - Interim police Chief Eric Ghisletta resigned Tuesday, six days after the City Council voted to give the city manager more power over the next chief.  

San Ramon Valley school district trains its teachers to be more "culturally responsive"
05/26/2015 09:43 PM PDT - For that past two years, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has invested in a cultural diversity education expert  

Berkeley lab unveils new solar energy center aimed at producing fuel from sunlight
05/26/2015 09:42 PM PDT - Groundbreaking work expected to be performed at $59 million Solar Energy Research Center. 

San Francisco Giants sport home run power to blast Milwaukee Brewers
05/26/2015 10:05 PM PDT - Hunter Pence, Brandon Belt and Matt Duffy all go yard as Madison Bumgarner picks up the win against the Brewers. 

Cavaliers, LeBron James in NBA Finals
05/26/2015 10:32 PM PDT - LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers into the NBA Finals as they complete a sweep of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks 

A's Jesse Hahn has all the right spin
05/26/2015 07:31 PM PDT - New MLB stats show Oakland right-hander puts as much spin as anyone on his breaking pitches. 

Billy Beane disputes Dallas Braden's claim A's doctored baseballs
05/26/2015 07:19 PM PDT - Oakland G.M. says he has "no idea" what former A's pitcher was talking about when Braden told ESPN "Baseball Tonight" audience the A's taught players how to doctor baseballs during spring training 

California budget: Democrats release dueling spending plans
05/26/2015 07:18 PM PDT - Both proposals assume the state will collect more revenue than Gov. Jerry Brown's administration predicts -- roughly $2.5 billion more -- but Democrats in the Senate and Assembly apparently have starkly different views on how to spend the extra money.  

Warriors: Curry's head injury brings concussion protocol into question
05/26/2015 07:23 PM PDT - Should Stephen Curry have been back on the court Monday night? Even experts don't seem to agree. 

#Kap'sPerfectStorm: 49ers' Kaepernick learns social media lesson
05/26/2015 06:45 PM PDT - Kaepernick (jersey No. 7) has been using the #7tormsComing hashtag for some time now. The people of Houston probably didn't appreciate it. 

Purdy: Warriors have been good and lucky in NBA playoffs
05/26/2015 10:31 PM PDT - The Golden State Warriors march through the NBA playoffs might earn them the nickname of 'Lucky Dubs.  

French Open: Rafael Nadal opens with easy win
05/26/2015 10:34 PM PDT - Americans Serena Williams and Jack Sock also advance in French Open 

BART budget online Q&A planned
05/26/2015 05:46 PM PDT - BART online town hall June 3 is for the public to ask questions about BART's $1.6 billion budget. 

Berkeley: Solano Tunnel to close May 28 for maintenance work
05/26/2015 05:44 PM PDT - The Northbrae (Solano) Tunnel connecting Solano Avenue with Sutter Street will be closed to motor traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28 for maintenance work.  

Bay Point resident sentenced to prison for tax fraud
05/26/2015 05:43 PM PDT - A Bay Point man was sentenced to more than three years in prison Tuesday for his involvement in a false tax refund scheme, authorities said. 

Thompson: Warriors need to take away Rockets' hope
05/26/2015 09:45 PM PDT - With a lackluster performance, the Golden State Warriors gave the Houston Rockets a glimmer of hope, and now they have to take it away from them in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference finals.  

EBMUD makes another emergency water purchase
05/26/2015 05:34 PM PDT - District will spend up to $11 million for 12,000 acre feet of water 

South Bay woman charged with scamming Latino community
05/26/2015 05:55 PM PDT - A 44-year-old Gilroy woman was in jail Tuesday on charges of stealing more than $250,000 from the South Bay Latino community by pocketing money she allegedly promised fruit pickers she would wire to Mexico and enticing immigrants to invest in her foreign currency exchange. 

Living Green Gardens to host open house
05/26/2015 07:28 PM PDT - Pittsburg's new demontration garden features drought-tolerant plants, low-flow irrigation and more 

No suspension for Rockets' Dwight Howard
05/26/2015 10:32 PM PDT - Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard avoids suspension when the NBA rules that his flagrant foul of Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will not be reclassified as a Flagrant 2.  

Oakley releases wanted posters for first time
05/26/2015 05:04 PM PDT - Police Chief Dan Gomez says the move is part of the city's ongoing effort to engage the public.  

Police: Father, two friends shot by son in Oakland triple slaying
05/26/2015 04:40 PM PDT - Police on Tuesday said that the victims in a triple homicide over the weekend were the 31-year-old suspect's father and two of his father's friends -- and that another relative had escaped the home after the shooting began. 

Review: 'Sunshine Superman' a wild look at BASE jumping
05/26/2015 04:18 PM PDT - The pulse-pounding and dangerous sport of leaping off mountains and skyscrapers is depicted in this superb documentary, which hits theaters just a week after Dean Potter died while jumping at Yosemite. 

Raiders' QB Ponder says he's got Carr's back
05/26/2015 10:34 PM PDT - Christian Ponder may be getting the reps now, but he's just keeping Derek Carr's seat warm. 

Berkeley lab unveils new solar energy center aimed at producing fuel from sunlight
05/26/2015 09:56 PM PDT - Groundbreaking work expected to be performed at $59 million Solar Energy Research Center. 

Tri-Valley police logs: Grand theft, auto burglary reported
05/26/2015 04:02 PM PDT - The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:alamoFriday, MAY 15 THEFT -- 4:55 p.m. Forgery, fraudulent documents, 3100 block of Danville Boulevard. 

Years of growing crime weigh on Antioch residents
05/26/2015 09:54 PM PDT - Once a booming city popular for its Delta vistas and affordable homes, Antioch is beset these days by a level of crime, ranging from daylight shootings to storefront drug deals, that has created a pervasive undercurrent of unease and changed the way many residents go about their daily lives. 

Pleasanton man collapses, dies at Grand Canyon visitor center
05/26/2015 03:58 PM PDT - Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an 82-year-old East Bay man has died after collapsing near the visitor center.  

CRIME
Bay Point resident sentenced to prison for tax fraud

A Bay Point man was sentenced to more than three years in prison Tuesday for his involvement in a false tax refund scheme, authorities said. 
STATE NEWS
California man drowns on his birthday trying to swim while carrying a rock

OROVILLE -- A man drowned on his 21st birthday while trying to swim across an Oroville pond while carrying a large rock.Austin Harr of Gridley, about 10 miles southwest of Oroville, was celebrating with friends on Monday afternoon at the Oroville Wildlife Area. 
NATIONAL NEWS
Slain cop is buried on the day she was expected to give birth to daughter

Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed answering a call to help a fellow officer, was buried on the day she was expected to give birth to a daughter who was born prematurely in February. 
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Alameda: Apartment fire displaces 5 people

05/26/2015 11:26 PM PDT
Five people were displaced after an apartment fire Tuesday night, Alameda fire officials said. No one was injured.  
  • A's lose 1-0 to Tigers - 05/26/2015 11:50 PM PDT
  • Acting Martinez police chief resigns - 05/26/2015 09:44 PM PDT
  • Cavaliers, LeBron James in NBA Finals - 05/26/2015 10:32 PM PDT
  • A's Jesse Hahn has all the right spin - 05/26/2015 07:31 PM PDT
  • BART budget online Q&A planned - 05/26/2015 05:46 PM PDT
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